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Idaho’s Unemployment Rate Continues Downward Trend

April 14, 2015

In August, the rate dropped a tenth of a point, falling to 4.7 percent. Last August the rate was 6.2 percent. Now nearly two points lower, new initiatives from the Idaho Department of Labor look to continue the positive trend. “We’re in the process right now of hiring a… Read More

Need ways to Eliminate Job Applicants During the Interview?

April 14, 2015

Employers need a checklist of dos and don’ts about how to interview prospective employees. Some actions by the candidate, though, are immediate red flags. When the employer heeds these red flags, the candidates selected are more likely to succeed in your employment. If you find yourself wondering, “whatever was… Read More

Top 10 Employee Complaints

April 14, 2015

Are you interested in discovering your employees’ most serious complaints? Knowing what makes employees unhappy is half the battle when you think about employee work satisfaction, morale, positive motivation, and retention. Listen to employees and provide opportunities for them to communicate with company managers. If employees feel safe, they will… Read More

ASI Welcomes New Office Manager

February 9, 2015

McKenzie Smith started with American Staffing in November and has already made a positive impact here at American Staffing. We would like to give a warm welcome to McKenzie as she has recently re-located from Pocatello and is settling into her new role with us. American Staffing, located… Read More

The Key Qualities Every Employer Looks For

February 5, 2015

In most cases there is no such thing as the perfect candidate; we are all unique individuals and everyone comes with a different combination of skills, experience and qualities. As a result it is very rare to find that perfect fit. Having said that, there are common characteristics that… Read More

Wishing You An Incredible 2015!

December 31, 2014

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A Simple Formula for Answering “Tell Me About Yourself”

December 22, 2014

[fusion_text] A Simple Formula for Answering “Tell Me About Yourself” “So, tell me about yourself.” What seems like such a simple question can really make you sweat, especially in an interview. What, exactly, should you share—not just to build rapport, but to show that you’re the perfect fit for… Read More

Staffing Firms Add 22,700 Jobs

December 8, 2014

ASA Staffing Industry News: Staffing Firms Add 22,700 Jobs Staffing firms created 22,700 new jobs in November, up 0.8% from October and 8.5% from November 2013, according to seasonally adjusted data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Year-to-year staffing job growth has averaged 8.8% over the past… Read More

Randstad US employee confidence index rises

December 2, 2014

The outlook among American workers rose in November, according to Randstad’s US employee confidence index. The index rose to a reading of 58.7 in November from 58.2 in October. The index measures workers’ confidence in their personal employment situation and optimism about the economic environment. “As we near the… Read More

Thanksgiving

November 25, 2014

Each year on the fourth Thursday in November, Americans gather for a day of feasting, football and family. While today’s Thanksgiving celebrations would likely be unrecognizable to attendees of the original 1621 harvest meal, it continues to be a day for Americans to come together around the table—albeit… Read More

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